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Associate Professor
305D Steam Services Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 865-0687
Ph.D., Computer Science UCLA, 2002
M.S., Computer Science Columbia University, 1995
B.S., Computer Science Korea University, 1993

Dongwon Lee is an associate professor in the College of Information Sciences and Technology (a.k.a. iSchool) of The Pennsylvania State University, USA. From 2014 to 2017, he has also served as a program director at National Science Foundation (NSF), co-managing cybersecurity programs such as SFS and SaTC with the yearly budget of $55M. He researches broadly in Data Science, in particular, on the management of and mining in data in diverse forms including structured records, text, multimedia, social media, and Web. He is also interested in applying the human computation framework to solve data science problems, and detecting/curbing challenging online frauds using machine learning techniques. He leads the PIKE (Penn State Information Knowledge and web) research group.

Research Keywords
Data Science
Fraud Informatics
Computational Social Science
Human Computation